Outdoors

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  • Jamison Mill Park Trail System at Philpott Lake
    Besides the scenic views of Philpott Lake, The Jamison Mill Park Trail System has 6.25 miles of inter-connected loops for hikers and bicyclists.  from narrow, single track to wider fire-road is a 6 mile, moderate to strenuous, interconnecting multi-use trail for hikers and bicyclists. The backbone of the trail system consists of three main interconnecting loops, to which are connected various
  • Rock Castle Gorge National Recreational Trail
    This trail starts easy at the entrance to the Rocky Knob campground around milepost 167 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Then the trail descends over three miles into the backcountry camping area in the bottom of the gorge. The strenuous and rugged nature of the trail reveal part of the reason this pathway was given National Recreational Trail status. Also, in
  • Bell Gallery and Garden
    The Gallery features the work of nearly 100 talented local and regional artists and craftspeople. Unique pottery, Appalachian baskets, original artwork, jewelry, woodworking, leatherwork, weaving, blown glass, as well as our own work; Joanne's pressed flowers and beveled glass panels, and Bill's exceptional very-large-format landscape photography. Bill prints his new work directly onto canvas, a vivid new look in photography.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway – Floyd
    As it passes through southwestern Virginia, this scenic drive follows the mountain crests of the Blue Ridge, offering sweeping views of mountains and valleys, split-rail fences, colorful spring wildflowers and fall foliage, wildlife and waterfalls. Along the way are numerous picnic sites, campgrounds, hiking trails and historic sites. The Parkway is ranked "America's most scenic drive." See visitor
  • Buffalo Mountain Ziplines
    Come fly high above the forest floor from treetop to treetop on up to 9 ziplines! Buffalo Mountain Ziplines offers you an exciting way to gain a bird's eye view of the beauty of Southwest Virginia. Our course is family friendly and we welcome zippers aged 3 to a 103. At Buffalo Mountain Ziplines you will experience our hardwood forest canopy with
  • New River Charter
    New River Charter is located conveniently near the I 81 & I 77 interchange in SW Virginia. We provide World-Class fishing opportunities for small mouth bass, muskie and walleye. All inclusive trips include lunches, tackle and shuttles. We fish on the New River which is the second oldest river in the world, some estimate it at 350 million years old.
  • Blackwater River Boat Landing
    Originating in the coastal plain swamp in Prince George County, the Blackwater River flows by the border of the City of Franklin to give local and visitors multiple options for recreation. The Blackwater boasts some gorgeous float trips through ancient tree lined wetlands. On any one trip, you can see whitetail deer, numerous waterfowl, raccoons, squirrels and many unique reptile
  • Fries to Byllesby New River Canoe Route
    Virginia's New River offers excellent opportunities for the avid canoeing fan. Nearly seven miles of the New River passes through northwest Carroll County. The scenery of the river is spectacular and flows alongside the New River Trail State Park. According to the Galax-Grayson-Carroll Visitor's Guide, this stretch of river starts with: "Launch at the public landing in the Fries Town park/New
  • NEW RIVER TRIPS- fishing guide
    New River Trips offers guided fishing trips on the New River. We mainly catch smallmouth bass</em>; some walleye and muskie are also caught. We cater to Fly fisherman as well as spin fisherman. 10th season of guided fishing. All equipment and lures are provided; you may also bring your own. We  do trips on over a dozen sections of the
  • Galax Municipal Golf Course
    This 9-hole, 65 acre facility is located at 107 Country Club Lane and is open to the public. Twenty gas-powered golf carts are available for use. Our facility also has a large banquet room that may be rented for that perfect wedding reception, anniversary party, holiday gathering or family get-together. Whatever you need, the Galax Municipal golf course and banquet
  • Galax Parks & Recreation
    The Galax Recreation Center offers a variety of activities. There are youth and adult sports programs, senior programs, 5K runs, year round swimming lessons, karate, gymnastics, bingo, water fitness, aquatic programs, tennis lessons, Oak Hill basketball camp, CPR classes, first aid classes, dog obedience, Middle Eastern dance instruction and after school programs for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Open to
  • Cliffview Trading Post
    Right on the New River Trail State Park along the second oldest river in the world and one of the few flowing north, Cliffview Trading Post offers everything you need for a relaxing horseback ride on the trail (all equipment furnished including horses). Open for more than 14 years Cliffview Trading Post offers 1 or 2 hour guided horseback rides and
  • Scott County Park
    Park includes a 9-hole golf course, pro shop, tennis and picnic shelter. The most challenging and scenic golf course in the Mountain Empire. Ask about our Tuesday Senior Citizen Specials and our Thursday Ladies Day Specials! Cash or check only-Credit/Debit NOT
  • Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail
    One of the nation's most historic routes, the trail was blazed by the legendary frontiersman in 1775 and has become the route for hundreds of thousands of settlers of the western frontier. The driving tour follows the Wilderness Trail to Cumberland Gap as closely as
  • Blue Ridge Parkway – Agricultural Lease Interpretative Overlook
    Most of the landscape along the 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway consists of mountainous terrain and steep wooded ridges. The 30 mile stretch of the parkway through Carroll County presents the traveler with a different pastoral view due to the fact that the county is within the Blue Ridge Plateau sub-region of the Blue Ridge Mountain chain. Here the landscape
  • Volunteer Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway
    There are many unique and interesting things to see along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Carroll County. Aside from overlooks and historic and scenic waysides, are geological aspects of the landscape. The Volunteer Gap location along the parkway presents the visitor with an interesting panorama of a "mountain gap." One usually associates a mountain with a narrow pass through the
  • Orchard Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway
    There are many unique and interesting things to see along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Carroll County. In addition to overlooks and historic and scenic waysides, are geological aspects of the landscape. The Orchard Gap location presents the visitor with an interesting panorama of a "mountain gap." One usually associates a mountain with a narrow, deep pass through the mountains. Here in the
  • Ryans Branch at Philpott Lake
    Ryan's Branch is located on the north side of Philpott Lake, a 3000 acre lake with 100 miles of shoreline nestled among the rolling foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake's clear water and natural shoreline make it a unique place for visitors to enjoy numerous recreational opportunities. Ryans Branch Recreation Area is in the Parks category for Franklin County in the state of
  • Runnett Bag Park at Philpott Lake
    Runnet Bag Recreation Park is located in Franklin County, with an elevation of 994 feet, or 303 meters above sea level. This Park is also known as Rennet Bag Recreation Area. Runnet Bag Park is  near Ryan's Branch Park and Union Bridge located in Patrick County. Amenities: Boat Ramp Parking
  • Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
    Join us for educational workshops throughout the year or at one of our free Friday tours! Please visit our website for a full list of classes, from beekeeping to farming & gardening to baking bread in a woodfired oven <https://spikenardfarm.org/> We also offer pollinator-friendly plants and seeds for sale. Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary specializes in flowers that nourish the bees with